Skip to content Getting value from data: monetising compliance with predictive analytics Funding and the Lifecycle of a Fintech Venture capitalism and the death of start-ups What Brexit blues? New research reveals over half of businesses in the financial sector believe Brexit will have a long-term positive impact Half of UK & US firms predict a recession in 2020 as the Chinese economy is expected to maintain solid 6-7% growth rate Payments in Travel 2020: What’s Next? The Key to Retail Banking Success Predictions 2020 – The Future of Analytics Why eyes are on Africa: the e-commerce boom If The Tax Cuts Don’t Last, Will Your Retirement Funds? 4 Ways To Make Sure ESG: The “Blue Economy”, Regulation as a Catalyst to Products. Growing Securities Company Celebrates 20 Years of Success with Finance Award What Brexit blues? 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Why demand for impact investing is already outstripping supply Financial services firms and innovation : How thinking small can pay off Artificial Intelligence and Human intelligence: better together Nearly half of all UK SMEs believe technology is more important to their business than people The leading global healthcare booking platform DocPlanner has today announced the closing of a €80 million Series E financing round From Business Owner to Home Owner New wisdom for lending: Capitalising on the open information economy The Future of Apps in Finance Software investment is crucial as VAT collection enters new era The missed small business banking opportunity – why banks must optimise digital capabilities, or risk losing customers How to grow your business using crowdfunding New Developments in Third Party Service Provider Guidance Bank-led collaboration is driving payments transformation When money meets manufacturing: designing the payments of the future Macroeconomic trends in the healthcare sector FSD Africa, CISI and CMA partner to strengthen Rwanda’s capital market Fintech and The UK – Its boom and the talent challenges it brings It’s not done yet: MiFID II’s long-term implications UK wealth managers will have to adapt as people live longer Spac To The Future How Private Banks can rethink their Brands to appeal to a New Generation of Investors How SMEs can effectively manage cashflow Exploring new frontiers: how payment certainty propels businesses across borders Three Tips to Unleash the Creative Entrepreneurs in Your Community Common Misconceptions Regarding Preferred Stock Create Risk of Costly Mistakes Maintaining consumer loyalty by cracking the chargeback process Taming the flow monster in real-time payments A new path to financial inclusion Financial technology trends for 2019 Committed to Your Success GEO Protocol raises seed round from CoinFund to accelerate development of its Internet of Value technology Achieve success today – Siraj Finance provides you with the best in modern innovative Shari’ah-compliant financial products and services Nationwide, the world’s largest building society, today announces it has invested in a leading fintech as it aims to disrupt the business banking market by delivering “game-changing” customer service on both the high street and online Everything you need to know to be a smart investor Interview with Paula Premrou, CEO of Portfolio Personal Inversiones Rawbank, the first bank of DRC ILS potential within Belt and Road Initiative 2019 Valentine’s Day: Losing the Retail Love? 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Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2018 and Announces New Share Repurchase Program Differential Brands Group Completes Acquisition of Significant Portion of Global Brands Group’s North American Business to Create Centric Brands Inc. 10th FinTech Future Conference (IFPI2018) has concluded successfully! Bitcoin: a currency-to-be or mere speculation?Bitcoin The evolving interface The pursuit of growth – are fund administrators ready to rise? The breakthrough incubator:Accelerating breakthrough innovations to market How Startups Can Best Ride the “VC Wave” in Latin America Innovating markets: The benefits of a decentralised marketplace and trading platform Navigating the wall of worry with small caps Partnering for Financial Inclusion Impact Investing for Family Offices The pros and cons of Equity Financing What does a financial advisor do? Fintech Evolution Why UK SMEs need a global vision to thrive in today’s business landscape How to Get Rich in America Or the United Kingdom or Anywhere Importance of branding for financial services and the need for internal engagement How to secure the right type of investment for your startup With Accelerating the Economic Potential of Islamic Finance in Africa, the Prospects for Islamic Finance in Africa Look Increasingly Promising E-commerce software firm secures £580k to expand The Changing Future of the European Union When and How to Plan for Retirement Later Life Advice Boom is ‘changing financial services’ IPO of SIG Combibloc – 10th Listing on the Swiss Stock Exchange in 2018 Q&A with Dale Gillham Business Cash Advances Explained Andrew Roughan appointed as managing director of Here East’s innovation centre Plexal UK banks braced for potentially turbulent Brexit SEBA Crypto AG raises CHF100 million to build a FINMA* licensed Bank and Securities Dealer Transforming the way development is financed:Palladium buys Enclude from Triodos Bank BlockShow returns to celebrate Blockchain in Asia with Asia Blockchain Week in November 2018 Swiss navigation company BlueBotics teams up with Forestay Capital in pursuit of new international growth surge Hermes Senior Economist discusses the challenges Italy is facing ahead of budget and fiscal deadlines Veganism Boom Led to $1.2 million seed funding growth for High-Tech Garden Startup Bedell Cristin Guernsey advises on the launch of a new private investment fund Republic Crypto adds two new high-promise Startups to Crowdfunding Line-up Crypto Briefing Closes $2M seed round, will create reports for Binance Info Platform Real-time payment system growth surging worldwide: FIS Report AIPUT expands its Heathrow presence with strategic acquisition at Hatton Cross Managing Reward in Financial Services Today African Development Bank Boosts Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy with close to $2 Million Talend Partners with Snowflake and Datalytyx to Deliver Self-Service “Pay-as-you-Go” Data Analytics and Data Science for Enterprises in Europe Metro Bank supports Hospitality Franchise with £14 million loan Magnificent Gold embossed vestments used in‘Sacred Theatre’ by church over centuries– exhibition at: Indar Pasricha Fine Arts, London September 26 – November 3 SEC chairman wants to open private markets to Main Street. 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The Evolution of Digital Assets Regulation: Past, Present and Future HC Global Fund Services achieves growth milestones Go Beyond Investing and Bamboo Capital Partners agree strategic partnership UiPath Raises $225 Million Series C, Led by CapitalG and Sequoia Harbert European Growth Capital Announces Final Close REYL Group appoints Francesco Genovese as Head of Asset Management African Development Bank, Mariner Investment Group, and Africa50 Price Landmark $1 Billion Impact Securitization optile Open Payments 1.0 Achieves Certified Integration with SAP® Applications Fintech and financial stability ThinCats announces new support for UK SMEs with £300 million funding agreement Focus on issuer fundamentals critical in AT1 market Atradius looks at the road ahead for the UK Automotive Sector Bertarelli tech fund Forestay Capital takes part in $68 million financing round for US hot cloud storage company Wasabi The Digital Transformation of Banking – Driving Constructive Economic Outcomes from the FinTech Ecosystem in Africa What is happening in the world of Diversified Growth Fund Investments? CAMRADATA’s launches Q2 2018 investment reports to provide insights into performance of Emerging Market Equity and Emerging Market Debt CAMRADATA’s Q2 2018 investment report on Multi Sector Fixed Income shows rise in popularity for this asset class MortgageGym closes £3.8m funding round Ithmaar Bank and Eazy Financial Services announce plans to launch the region’s first biometric payment network,and it will bring a revolutionary improvement in customers’ experience with banks 10 years on: Triodos MD calls for a radical overhaul of the UK banking system Atheneum Raises €10 Million In New Funding Why creativity is crucial to business growth and success in the Medical Devices sector The third way: Don’t let growth hold you back Pipedrive launches new Platinum Plan to support fast-scaling sales teams SARMENT launches digital luxury platform ICBC Asset Management (Global) Selects Linedata for Cross-Platform Investment Solutions TPG Leads $80 Million Investment in Sonatype Partech strengthens its growth team with the promotion of Victor Huberson and the appointment of Henrik Grosse Hokamp Liquidnet Appoints Cheryl Knopp as General Counsel Sancus appoints key hire in Working Capital Division Former Visa exec Reg Swart joins Nomanini Board of Directors African Development Bank’s Board approves Policy on Non-Sovereign Operations Scope assigns AAA (AMR) to Allianz Global Investors in management overlay services JOB TODAY Announces UK Growth And Secures $16M to Fill Brexit Gap with Young Job Seekers From Barcodes to Low-Code: Powering Digital Transformation in Retail Study names the UK as Europe’s largest online exporter Leading with Distinction Emerging hedge funds need flexible fees and robust marketing to raise capital Summer spending by Chinese tourists in UK jumps 25% from 2017-18 as global spending doubles Will the push for transparency undermine cryptocurrency anonymity? 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Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) boosts investment team with three new investment managers – Hermina Popa, Toyin Ogundana and Krishna Chokshi Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange Head to California Boeing announces details of $100 million employee education investment PINTEC Raises $103 Million, Announces Strategic Partnership WithSina to Jointly Tap Fintech Opportunities Cyberbit Raises $30 Million Investment From Claridge Israel Arkea Banking Services : Ready for Instant Payments! Dentons launches Italian Desk in London led by new hire Gianpaolo Garofalo Maximize Your Small Business’s Potential with the Mighty Cloud Rexford Industrial Acquires Industrial Property For $14 Million PFM’s Multi-Asset Class Management Practice Expands Product Offering to Broaden Manager Access and Leverage Purchasing Power Leeds Equity to Partner with Exterro Inc. 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Industrialist Sanjeev Gupta plans second bank to aid UK’s trade with Commonwealth markets TradeDepot Secures $3 Million Series A Led by Partech to Digitize FMCG Distribution to Informal Retailers in Africa 9 top International Payment tips for businesses BakerHostetler Adds Skilled Finance Partner in New York This global sell-off is not the start of a bear market Avaloq acquires 10% stake in Swiss blockchain and crypto-currency specialist Metaco Businesses Must Act Now to Avoid Tech Giant Domination, Warns Virtusa Payments as a Value Creator in the B2B Supply Chain SWAPX launches a travel money card that lets consumers ‘Swap and Spend’ in local currencies FSS Launches Instant Payments to Accelerate Growth of Digital Transactions Building Your Digital Transformation Dream Team SEMrush Raises $40 Million to Bring Competitive Intelligence and Search Analytics to More Than 2 Million Digital Marketers FinTechs – A Threat to Banks or the Perfect Partner? 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Dentons continues to expand Banking and Capital Markets practices with new partner Nucleus Commercial Finance announces £750m lending milestone and closes Q1 with largest loan to date L Marks Announces Expansion Into Japan United Nations agency welcomes former EBRD director to lead newly-created External Relations and Governance Department Duco Appoints Mireille Dyrberg as Chief Operating Officer Alternative finance key to the future of British small business expansion Invest Bank PSC Dentons advises on equity offering by Housing Development Finance Corporation Wealth Management Boutique A.W. Jones Private Advisors Expands with Addition of Eric B. 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